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"Mike is quickly becoming one of our rising stars." - Mike St. Peter

Michael N. Cannell


Michael Cannell is an associate in the firm's Corporate Practice Group. Michael advises clients on a range of complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and leveraged buyouts. He also provides general corporate counsel to clients with respect to business formation, equity structuring, succession planning and other legal issues. Michael enjoys working with clients to identify and implement the most effective solutions for meeting their business objectives.

Michael was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis before joining LP, where he advised private equity clients on transactions in a variety of industries and ranging in size from a few million dollars to multi-billion dollar deals. Prior to pursuing his legal career, Michael was a Social Studies Teacher at Carbondale Community High School.

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., Law Review, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2014
University of Illinois, B.A. Political Science, 2006
Bar Admissions
Illinois, 2014
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- Small Private Equity firms
- Real Estate developers and investors
- National, regional and local operating businesses


What was your first pet?
Redbone Coonhound named Kingsley
What is your favorite quote?
The Dude Abides
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